If you are here for the blog or recipes, just click those links to get sorted out. Otherwise, hi. I’m Don Burnside.

MINI Cooper Enthusiast. Cyclist. Beer Drinker. Podcaster.

Recent Posts

Recipe: Refrigerator Pickles

Let’s just call me the guy saving you from reading a 20 page opus on the history of pickles with this one. Yea, this is a pretty standard internet recipe and, when searched, you will find several copies. What’s different about mine? It starts now. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups filtered water 3 TBLS Apple Cider… Continue reading Recipe: Refrigerator Pickles


The Worlds Fastest Chili

Chili for dinner on a Monday night? Oh yea! This one, developed in cooperation with Mom, can be ready in as little as 30 minutes! Since I’m not trying to monetize you, I’ll go ahead and stop here and get to the recipe. 30 Minute Chili You will need a good sized pot for this.… Continue reading The Worlds Fastest Chili


2021: Start Here

For the 2nd time in a few years, I have de-activated my Facebook account. I allowed the algorithm to win. I reacted to the crazy and let it take over. I really can’t let that happen again and decided to use my space here to clear a few things out of my brain. If this… Continue reading 2021: Start Here


MINI Cooper Stuff

Since 2003, I’ve been a fan of the MINI Cooper automobiles. So much so that I have a blog. And a podcast.

dbmini.us – The blog

whiteroofradio.com – The podcast

Cycling Stuff

Started a few years ago when I was reminded that I enjoy riding bikes. So much so that I have a podcast about it. We talk about beer too.

ridebikesradio.com – The podcast

Podcast Stuff

Links are above, but that will probably be changing in 2020. By putting it here, it will be a constant reminder to me to do something about it. For now, here is a podcast that’s only me. I’m pretty proud of this one.

Photography Stuff

I still post pictures to the internet.


Flickr (but way less often)